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Eithne’s Baptism: Altram Tige Da Medar
The goddess Eithne: Seed (pron. ah’ne) was abandoned at the river and sat to eat with a priest; losing her immortality. Aengus: Youth Son of Bees, the Sun God (pron. Een-us) discovered her as Saint Patrick arrived and begged him to let her return to him. When she would not come he cried that the coming of Tailgenn (St. Patrick) was his misfortune. Eithne was baptised by Saint Patrick and renamed Patricia. Voices from the Immortal World called her and she pined away for her past life. She was buried by Saint Patrick two weeks later and Saint Patrick commanded noone should sleep or talk during the retelling of Eithne. (14, 29)

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